• Cold Water Kids : Jared Bono

    Full Name: Jared Bono Nickname: J-rod Age: 16 Board size: 6″0 Hometown: Montauk, NY Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 7 Around how many days of surfing this winter: Most of the winter except Middle of December- middle of January due to  a lower back injury. Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website: Nysea/ […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Jack Richards

    Name:Jack Richards Age: 14 Board size: 5.4 Hometown: Long Beach, NY Local spot: Washington Blvd. How many years surfing: 5 years Around how many days of surfing this winter: 40 days Wetsuits or board-shorts: wetsuit   Surf website: Stabmag Favorite wetsuit: Hurley 2mil  Winter get away spot: Rincon, PR Shore-break or point-break: Shorebreak Best part of cold water surfing: There are no kooks out Worst part of cold […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Chas Weimar

    Full Name: Charles Weimar III Nickname: Chas Age: 10  Board size: 4’6 Hometown: Montauk Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 6 Around how many days of surfing this winter: a lot, lost track Wetsuits or board-shorts: wetsuits Surf website: Surfline Favorite wetsuit: Billabong Winter get away spot: Hawaii Shore-break or point-break: both Best […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : CJ Mangio

    Full Name: Craig Joseph Mangio Nickname: CJ Age: 10 Board size: 4’6 Hometown: N. Massapequa Local spot : H spot How many years surfing: 6 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30plus . Lots of waves Wetsuits or board-shorts: Board shorts Round-toe or split-toe: Round Toe Surf website: Surfline Favorite Wetsuit:  )(   Hurley […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : CHASE LEIDER

    Full Name: Chase Severan Lieder Nickname: Cheech Age: 10 years old Board: 4’2″ Roberts Tormentor, 4’7″ WRV yinger Hometown: Montauk, NY Local Spot: Sunset Surf Shack Years Surfing: 6 years Around how many days of surfing this winter: 20-30 days Boardshorts or wetsuit: Wetsuit Favorite Wetsuit: Ripcurl 3/2 Fkashbomb Winter get away: Sanbartolo, Peru (mom’s Peruvian) Shore […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Drew Caracciolo

    Full Name: Drew Caracciolo Nickname: none Age: 14 Board size: 5,4 Hometown: Island Park, NY Local spot: Long Beach, NY How many years surfing: 3 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts Surf website: Nysea.com Favorite wetsuit: Xcel Winter get away spot: Rincon, Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break: Point break […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Jake Citarella

    Full Name: Jake Citarella Age: 14 Board size: 5’9 Hometown: Babylon Local spot: Hemlocks-Gilgo How many years surfing: 7 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: board shorts Surf website: Surf LI Favorite Wetsuit: Xcel Winter get away spot: Rincon, Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break : Shore break Best part […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Elliott Erb

    Full Name: Elliott Erb Age: 16Board size: 6’4 19.75Hometown: stonybrookLocal spot: HemlocksHow many years surfing: 11Around how many days of surfing this winter: 25Wetsuits or board-shorts: 3.2 wetsuitSurf website: Burger in paradiseFavorite wetsuit: Xcel 3.2mm or all 2mmWinter get away spot: Oahu,HawaiiShore-break or point-break: Shore breakBest part of cold water surfing: Uncrowded, big wavesWorst part […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Dan Orehosky

    Full Name: Daniel Orehosky Nickname: Dan Age: 15 Board size: 5’6″ Natures Shapes “go-kart” , 9’0″ Natures Shapes custom LB Hometown: West Islip Local spot: Robert Moses How many years surfing: 10 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 10-15 Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts Surf website: MSW, NYsea Favorite wetsuit: Hyperflex Voodoo Shore-break or […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Kale Pully

    Name: Kale Collins Pully Nickname: Kale Age: 15 Board size: 5’7″/ 5’2″ Hometown: Lindenhurst Local spot: Hemlocks (but that’s a secret) How many years surfing: 8 yrs Around how many days of surfing this winter: lots of surf this winter, lots of days Wetsuits or board-shorts: board shorts Surf website: surfline Favorite wetsuit: xcel Winter get […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Kyle Caracciolo

    Full Name: Kyle CaraccioloNickname: None Age: 14 Board size: 5, 4Hometown: Island Park, NYLocal spot: Long Beach, NYHow many years surfing: 3Around how many days of surfing this winter:  30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website:  Nysea.com Favorite Wetsuit: Rip Curl Winter get away spot: Rincon, Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break: Point-BreakBest part of cold water surfing: The feeling that you can’t […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Owen Odonnell

    Full Name: Owen Odonnell Nickname: O – dawg Age: 13 Board size: 4’7 – 5’2 Hometown: West Islip, NY Local spot: Hemmies & Demos How many years surfing: 5 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Boardshorts Surf website: Swellinfo.com Favorite wetsuit: 3/2 that doesn’t give me rashes Winter get […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Richie Gosman

    Name: Richie Gosman Age: 11 Board size: 4-6 Hometown: Montauk, New York Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 5 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 20 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website: Surfline Favorite wetsuit: RipCurl Winter get away spot: The Bowl, Hanalei Bay Shore-break or point-break: Both Best part of […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Riley Cullen

    Full Name: Riley Cullen Nickname: Rooster Age: 10 Board size: favorite board is my 4’ 8” Faktion, Mark really knows how to make grom boards Hometown: Montauk Local spot : we live in Ditch and like the beachbreaks in the hood, but favorite spot is out east How many years surfing: since I was 3 Around how many days of surfing this […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Tucker Coleman

    Full Name: Tucker Coleman Age: 12 Board size:4’11” tall, 19 1/2” wide. . . Cloud Nine Customs is the brand Hometown: Montauk, New York Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 5-6 Around how many days of surfing this winter: alot of days Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts by far Surf website: Surfline Favorite wetsuit: Xcel wetsuits Winter get away spot: Nicaragua Shore-break or […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Andrew Axt

    Full Name: Andrew Axt Age: 14 Board size: 5′ 10” Local spot : West Gilgo How many years surfing: Around 9 Around how many days of surfing this winter: a lot Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts Favorite wetsuit: Hurley Fusion 503 Winter get away spot: Lido/ Gilgo Shore-break or point-break : shore-break Best part of cold water […]

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  • Who is the Surfing Samurai ?

    Watching someone else fall in love with surfing is amazing. It reminds you of your first date with the ocean. It brings back the type of smile that only comes out once in a blue moon. Those moments where you are so stoked that your body simply reacts to the jolts of adrenaline running through […]

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  • Jared Bono / Goes Ham / Video

    New York young gun Jared Bono put together a sick edit down in Costa Rica. Jared has lead the charge when it comes to the up and coming NY surfers. Check out his latest edit below. Follow Jared – FB – Insta Jared Bono from initiativesurf on Vimeo.

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  • Will Skudin Makes History / Best Overall Performance Award

    Will Skudin makes history by becoming the first East Coast surfer ever to be nominated for the Surfline Men’s Best Overall Performance Award presented by the WSL / Big Wave Awards. Will joins a list of 9 other world-renowned watermen to receive this nomination. They will all gather in California for the WSL Big Wave Awards on April 23rd. There […]

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  • Flashback Gallery – 3/5/2016 – Josh Goetz

    Josh Goetz is from Central long Island and grew up surfing the beaches of Fire Island. He started taking photos back in 95 on his first surf trip to Costa Rica. We caught up with Josh after an epic New York day of surf. NYSEA - Back in 95, What were you mainly shooting ? Josh [...] Continue Reading
  • El Niño Sessions #4 / Three Lonely lefts / Will Skudin

    During the biggest swell of the year on February 25th, 2016, most eyes were on Waimea Bay for the prestigious Eddie Aikau big wave contest. The rest of the big wave elite that wasn’t at Waimea went to Pe’ahi ­ also known as Jaws ­ and started towing the massive right with the exception of […]

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  • Dayton’s Day / Video / 3-5-16

    There is no better way to show a New York winter, then to follow around the Dayton brothers. With this El Nino winter consistently brewing up swell after swell, we decided to share a day in the life with Zack and Ethan. Enjoy ! Date : 3-5-16 NYSEA | Dayton’s Day from NYsea Collective on Vimeo. Filmed […]

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  • El Niño Sessions # 3 /Kurt Rist / Full Circle

    We caught up with Kurt Rist for a quick mid-winter check up. Last time we talked a couple months ago, (New Chapter with Kurt Rist) he wanted to change it up this year and possibly surf Mavericks, Todos Santos, Oregon and Jaws. Well they’ve all been checked off the list. Let’s see where he is at […]

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  • The Good, the Bad and the Perspective by Mike Nelson

    Lets talk Blizzards ! The Good, the Bad and the perspective by Mike Nelson.   Standing on the beach ( a popular one ) alone at 7:00 am the morning after Blizzard Jonas I wondered where everyone was and I began to contemplate wether Blizzards are good or Bad, here is what I came up […]

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